By Barbara Ashley
whilst civil conflict breaks out within the spring of 1861, Amanda is a gorgeous younger spouse and mom. She and her liked husband Tom dread secession and the upcoming clash as a danger to their joyful existence in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tom's sister Cassie is an clever and rebellious lady who goals of turning into a certified actress. annoyed via the very restricted recommendations open to her as a decent nineteenth century lady, she hopes the battle will provide her an opportunity to dwell a extra intriguing and lucrative existence. After marrying a guy she doesn't love in her look for monetary independence, Cassie serves as a nurse in accomplice army hospitals until eventually the Union military occupies Nashville in March of 1862. Invited via her lover to affix a insurgent undercover agent ring, Cassie jumps on the probability to aid the South win the warfare whereas she satisfies her longing for adventure.
defined through Cassie as being "squat and unpleasant as a toad", the Griffin's buddy Wade Cunningham is an excellent and ruthless lawyer who seizes the possibilities the warfare presents to make his fortune, to revenge himself upon the Southern aristocrats who have scorned him and to pursue his unrequited ardour for Amanda.
"Amazons, Rebels & Spies?" tells the riveting tale in their struggles to maintain what they've got, to get what they wish and to outlive the commercial and moral demanding situations posed via secession and civil war.
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